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This is your invitation to attend the

1972 IDAHO OPEN CHESS TOURNAMENT

May 20-21, 1972

To be held in the beautiful Boise, Idaho YMCA at 10th and State Streets.

Registration: 8:30 - 9:30 am. Saturday, May 20, play starts at 9:45 am. Swiss style tournament with five rounds, three Saturday and two Sunday. Play will be finished by 5:30 pm. Sunday to allow for travel.

Entry Fee = $7.00 except $3.50 for juniors 18 years old or younger. USCF rated! All entrants must belong to or join the United States Chess Federation (can join at tournament). Annual USCF dues if paid at tournament = $8.00 ($4.00 for juniors). Current USCF members bring paid up card for registration.

One playing class (all players will compete in one section). Prizes will be given to highest placing players in different ratings groups.

Prizes: $115.00 guaranteed. $50.00 guaranteed first with $25.00/2nd, $15.00/3rd, $25.00/high Class B, and others as entries and fund size permit. All moneys will be dispensed from the Stewart-Schubert Memorial Prize Fund. Donations to the fund are accepted at any time of the year by the Idaho Chess Association Secretary (same address as tournament director).

Harkness Pairings, 50/2 time limit. Dick Vandenburg directs. For further information, contact Director at 2316 Regan Ave., Boise, Idaho 83702. Phone: 342-1081. A short business meeting for Idaho players will be held during the tournament to elect 1972-73 officers. This tournament is open to any chess player and the Boise Chess Club extends a warm welcome for you to attend!


Results of Idaho State (Closed) Tournament, played in Twin Falls, February 19-20.

1972 Idaho Closed State Championship
Twin Falls, Idaho - February 19-20, 1972

##PlayerTownUSCF12345ScoreS.B.Prize
1Glen BuckendorfBuhl1939W19W10W7W8W35 1st
2Don KendallIdaho Falls1884W12W8W5L3W7412½2nd
3Dave ReynoldsPocatello2065W13W17W6W2L14123rd
4Ted HartwellTwin Falls1865W9L5W21W11W10410½ 
5Eugene CowanDriggs1728W23W4L2D6W15High B
6Lloyd KimptonTwin Falls1850W22W18L3D5W13 
7A.B. EllisNampa1821W15W11L1W9L23 
8Ed TrappenTwin Falls1780W24L2W12L1W2236 
9Ken JamesTwin Falls1475L4W20W18L7W173High C
10Jerry StankeNampa1793W26L1W19W21L43 
11J.R. DraperMurtaugh1684W20L7W25L4W2134 
12Delmer DaviesTwin Falls1531L2W27L8W25W2033 
13Barney GraffMurtaugh1622L3D16W17W14L6 
14Lionel B. KilbyBoise1650L25W26D15L13W24 
15Dan LooneyBoise1442L7W25D14W16L5 
16John R. HartwellTwin Falls1281L17D13W23L15D182High Jr.
17Carroll PowellEmmett1811W16L3L13W26L923 
18Max WennstromBoise1700W27L6L9D24D162 
19Nick SkirmantsBoise1585L1W23L10L20W252 
20Ralph PondTwin FallsUnr.L11L9ByeW19L1222 
21J.A. DelaTorreHeyburnUnr.ByeW22L4L10L1122 
22Vic WatermanNampa1446L6L21W24W27L82 
23J. JacksonRupertUnr.L5L19L16ByeW2621 
24David BallCaldwellUnr.L8ByeL22D18L141 
25Jim SpencerSt. AnthonyUnr.W14L15L11L12L191 
26D. AmenRupertUnr.L10L14W27L17L231½ 
27Danny R. PattonTwin FallsUnr.L18L12L26L22Bye10